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Apr 23, 2013 12:00pm PDT
against the obama administration's argument that it was a state secret. the court ordered the cia to respond to freedom of information requests about targeted killing. a few days later, three obama officials told the daily beast that the drone program will move from the cia to the defense department. that could increase accountability and transparency. the president also responded by saying this at the state of the union. >> i will continue to engage congress to ensure not only that our targeting, detention and prosecution of terrorists remains consistent with our laws and system of checks and balances. but that our efforts are even more transparent to the american people and to the world. >> but it looks like that effort is not getting very far. the administration refused to even send a witness to testify and answer questions at today's hearings. the chair of the hearing told us the legal and policy questions surrounded targeted killings require a public debate. once again, it looks like a debate the white house would rather skip. joining us now to discuss the government's obligatio
Apr 24, 2013 12:00pm PDT
fbi and obama administration at this point. there are things we are learning in classified settings they can't talk about publicly yet. but there has been some dispute today about whether or not the fbi had been contacted by russian authority more than once. there may be some terminology that is confusing that or perhaps there's other reporting. but in talking with dianne feinstein, chairman of the senate intelligence committee and has perhaps the greatest access to information, she is saying that to her understanding, it was only once by the fbi and there are some indications and pete is reporting that the cia had been contacted. when you hear that russian government contacted the u.s. government more than once about tamerlan tsarnaev, it may be different agencies involved. there are questions we are hearing from republican members wanting to know more about what nbi may have known when the suspect who is now deceased came back from russia after a six-month trip. questions about, was there any way that more information might have been available. in talking to other senators, they p
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